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LEWISTON EVENING i ELLER WEATHER TIPS. SNOW— WARMER. THIRTY-FIRST YEAR-NO. 1«. LEWISTON, IDAHO, FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 1906. PRICE FIVE CENTS TIDAL WAVE INUNDATES SOUTHERN PORTION OF DEVASTED KINGSTON IMMUNED FOR 250 YEARS, BRICK HOUSES ARE BUILT I Extent of Disaster Increases With Arrival of Each Additional Report From Island NEW YORK. Jan. 18—Havana re ports that a wireless message received there states that a tidal wave ha# changed the coast of Jamaica, and left the south side of Kingston under wa ter. EQUALS SAN FRANCISCO HORROR Many Amaricans Lost Their Livea at Kingston. NEW YORK, Jan. 18.—Direct ad vices received by the Aseociated Press from Kingston, under date of January 16. received early today, stated the disaster is as great as the calamities of Ban Francisco and Valpartalso. A thousand persons, h was then be lieved were kiled. as dead are being recovered from the ruins In hundreds. A number of American were killed. The city Is in ruins, but the ship ping in the harbor is safe. The wounded are being cared for aboard the vessels. The topography of the country haa changed as a result of the disturbance, and the channel of the Kingston har bor has been materially altered. The body of Sir James Ferguson was found burled on Wednesday. A number of shocks since the first dlsasterous shake keep the people In constant terror. CITY IMMUNED FOR 250 YEARS People Lost Fear of Quakes and Built 1 Brick Houses. LONDON, Jan. 18—Special dis patches from Kingston, dated Jan. 17, say the recent earthquake was more serious than any which has occurred In Jamaica for 250 years. The first shock was followed by 15 minor shocks. The woorten structures stood up well, but all brick structures collapsed within a radius of six miles. The immunity of 250 years had led Jamaicans to forget they were within the earthquake zone, and they began building brick houses. But for this there probably would have been no loss of life. City Almost Entirely Destroyed. NEW YORK, Jan. 18—The latest official news of the Kingston disaster, from Guantanamo, Cuba, came through Admiral Evans, who had received It from Admiral Davis, who went to Kingston on the torpedo boat Whipple. It is a brief wireless report on the situation in the stricken city. Admiral Davis reported that Klngs <# * is almost entirely destroyed, that '*• persons .were killed and that 59* Isjured are In the hospitals. The dispatch was sent Thursday "•wning, and further reported that Kingston was quiet. Admiral Evans at Kingston. WASHINGTON. D. C., Jan. 18 —A tireless message from Admiral Evans *** received at the navy yard today. B stated that the United States ship snkton arrived at Kingston last h t with medical supplies, and with Wo Associated Press reporters on hoard. Congress Pasees Relief Bill. Washington, d. c., Jan. is—The senate passed the Jamaican relief bill immediately upon its receipt from the without discussion. house D| SCUSS SCHOOL LEGISLATION Pr *sid.nt Black Callad to Bois« to Moot With Committee. Aident Georg« H. Black of the ^ * ist on State Normal school, will for Boise tomorrow night, where * is called by the state supertaUn dent, Miss Bello Chamberlain, to at tend the meeting of the legislative council of the State Teachers' associa tion. This council will meet Monday to pass upon such legislation as the as sociation deems advisable shall go be- j fore the legislature this winter on the j question of changes in the school laws. | When the committee has finished its ' work President Black has in mind a | trip to the high schools In the southern part of the state, going as far east as Pocatello and Idaho Falls. TRUST 13 SUED FOR $1,833,000 Arkansas Gets After Packing Houae Peopla for Violating Law. LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Jan. 18— Suits In alleged violation of the anti trust laws of the state, were filed to day by the district attorney against Armour & Cq., Waters-Pieree Oil Co., Hammond Packing Co., Morris & Co., and the Cudahy Packing Co., for amounts aggregating $1,833,000. The action Is based on alleged con tinued violation of the Arkansas anti trust law after the first suit was filed last October, the judgment asked for being in the nature of penalties. What was regarded as a test case was decided In the supreme court last week In the state against the Ham mond Packing Co. The validity of the law was upheld. INDICTED ON 182 COUNTS J. R. Walsh of Banking Fame Faces More Charges. CHICAGO, 111 , Jkn. IS—John R. j Walsh, former president of the Chi cago National bank of this city, ! which closed its doors on December 16, j 1905, was today indicted by the federal j grand jury for alleged misconduct in the management of the finances of the , bank. I The Indictment is based upon 92 sep arate transactions, in each of which it j is claimed the funds of the bank were unlawfully used, and contains 182 j county based upon the 92 financial op- I orations conducted by Walsh. PRAYER MEETING8 ON TRAIN8 Evangelists Sing and Preach to Men Going to and from Work. LONDON, Jan. 18.—Two enterpris ing evangelists have hit upon the Idea of a train prayer meeting. Suburban travelers aro the ones approached by theae two self-appotnted missionaries, whose first "afttack" has been made upon the North London railway trains, morning and evening. One plays hymns on a concertina, and joins in singing and praying. These services on wheels, though oc casionally resented, are not generally disapproved. Indeed, many business men who crowd the cars at the times these services are held, seem to enjoy them. The originators purpose ex tending their sphere of activity to other railway lines. TO AID MOYER AND HAYWOOD United Mine Worker» of America Pledge Their Support. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind, Jan. 18-.— The convention of United Mine Work ers of America today adopted a reso lution pledging the support of the na tional organization to Moyer and Hay wood, the »Imprisoned miners in Idaho, accused of conspiracy In the murder of former Governor Steunenberg at Caldwell, Idaho. I VOTE 70 INCREASE SALARIES. House of Representatives Boost Their Pay to $7,500 a Ytay. WASHINGTON. D. C.. Jan. 18.—By a vote of 133 to 92, the members of the house of representatives today voted to increase their salaries to $jJ*#ô per year. SEVERE QUAKE FRIGHTENS ITALY j j | ' | Two Shocks in Kaba, Russia Startle inhabitants of That City UDINE. Italy, Jan 18.—There was a severe earthquake at Tolmezzo, 29 miles from here, early this morning. The inhabitants are panic stricken. There was no loss of life. Two Shocks in Russia. ST. PETERSBURG, Jan. 18—Two violent earthquakes were experienced in Kaba,. government of Baku, at 5:30 o'clock this morning. Kaba has a population of 16,000. ARE INFERNAL ORGANIZATIONS Bryan AddrosMa Members of Wash ington Legislature on Truots. OLYMPIA. Wash., Jan. 18—William J. Bryan today addressed the legisla ture. Lieutenant Governor Coon in troduced the speaker, who was given an enthusiastic reception. Mr. Bryan spoke In favor of the Initiative and referendum, and at tacked corporations as Infernal organ izations. He expressed the belief that ulti mate relief from railroad abuses can come only through ownership by the people. j ! j j , I j j I Copies After Oregon, GUTHRIE, Okla., Jan. 18—The Oklahoma constitutional convention ! loo': r;> the adoption of the initiative [ and referendum law today. The law 1 when completed will practically be the same as that in operation in the state of Oregon. Sentenced to Be Hanged. SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.. Jan. 18.— John Siemsen and Louis Dabner, the "gaspipe" murderers and robbers, have been sentenced by Judge Cook to be banged. R. C. West and John Wilkinson went into the upper country today for a brief hunting trip. SHAWNEETOWN IN DANGER GF BEING SUBMERGED The Ohio River is Rising Very Rapidly, Is Causing People to Seek Higher Ground, and Doing Great Damage SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Jan. 18— Shawneetown. a vilage of 1,500 people on a bend of the Ohio river near the Indiana and Kentucky state line, is threatened with a repetition of the great flood of 1898, which devastated the country and caused a great loss of life. / The water at noon today had reach ed 43 feet, and was steadily rising. A heavy rain is falling. The secretary of state has received a request for 80 tents for refugees. All the stores and buildings on the water front have been abandoned and many people are homeless. The governor has ordered tentage ! I ADDISON F. SMITH GETS PLUM .Nominated for Register of Land Office at Boise. WASHINGTON, D. ('.. Jan. 18.—The president today nominated Richard A. Ballinger of Seattle, Wash., to suc ceed W. A. Richard - as commissioner of the general land ofiice, and Addison W- Smith to be register of the land office at Boise, Idaho. RAILROADS SEND SOLONS PASSES ! House Recommends Aoti= Pass Bill Become a Law [ Special to Evening Teller. BOISE, Idaho, Jan 18.—The sensa tional feature of the house proceed ings this morning was the production of an annual pass by McCracken, which he said had been sent last eve ning by .the Oregon Short Line, Union Pacific and Southern Pacific roads. The pass was produced on the floor of the house by McCracken during the discussion of the anti-pass bill, In commtttee of the whole, and was made a part of the house records. At the conclusion of the debate on the measure, it was voted to recom mend that the bill do pass. There was but one vote against the measure. The other bill debated in committee of the whole was the antl-wlldcatfng measure, which was likewise recom mended for passage. New Bills Introduced. Three bills were Introduced In the house today, as follows: Primary law by White. Amended charter for Boise by Cav anah. Unlawful cohabitation by Welsfen. The house has adjourned until Mon day. There was little or nothing doing in the senate. The public bearing here today by the committee on the local option bill is attracting much attention from both sides. And rson will present his Clearwater county bill Monday. Brownville Hearing Postponed. WASHINGTON. D. C., Jan. 18—At the suggestion of Senator Keen, the senate today postponed further con sideration of the Brownsville resolu tion until Monday. Adolphus Busch Suffers Relapse ST. LOUIS. Mo., Jan. 18.—Adolphus Busch, the brewer, has suffered an other relapse. His condition is grave. and supplies sent to Shawneetown. 10,000 Men Lose Jobe. PITTSBURG, Pa.. Jan 18—Flood conditions In the Monongahela valley were worse this afternoon. Many large plants will be forced to close ! down. Many homes have been abandoned. Ten thousand miners are out of em ployment on account of the floods. LOUISVILLE. Ky.. Jan. 18—The Ohio river from Pittsburg to Louis ville, is rising steadily. Families in the lower section of this city are being moved io higher ground. The business houses on the water I front are suffering heavy losses. ! MISS PURDY SCOTT SAYS" SHE HEARD FIVE SHOTS ! --- - Gives Damaging Testimony Against "Curley" Howard and Edward Wiley at Grangeville At 4 o'clock this afternoon Judge Fulton took under advisement until to morrow morning the motion of the de fense to discharge the defendant, the testimony all having been submitted. The defense claims that the faots ad duced are not sufficient to hold the de fendant for trial. Special !o Evening Teller. GRANGEVILLE, Idaho, Jan. 18.— Very damaging evidence against "Cur ley" Howard and Edward Wiley, whose preliminary examination on the charge of assassinating Swan Knudson on August 17, 1901, is being held here be fore Judge Fulton, as given this morn ing by Miss Purdy Scott. She Is the daughter of Sylvester Scott of the Salmon river country, now deceased. At the time of the murder she was 16 years of age. At the time of the shooting she was living on Wiley's ranch. At that time there were two shot guns and three rifles on the ranch. Wiley used the 4-70 Winchester rifle frequently. Heard Five 8hots. The shooting occurred on Saturday morning. The day before the murder Wiley took a pair of field glasses and went down the road In the direction of the place where Knudson was after wards shot. It is presumed Wiley took the glasses for use in selecting the ambush. Wiley rame back about 11 o'clock. Shortly after that Howard came to the ranch, and both men left with their rifles. They stayed that night on the Scott ranch. After breakfast next morning the two men left the farm house. About 10 o'clock that (Saturday! morning, Miss Scott said she heard five shots, coming from the direction in which Knudson's body was afterwards \ found. At 11 o'clock both men, re-, j turned to the Wiley house with their ; guns, which were hidden in a hay ! stack. Later Howard's son came over j to the ranch and said that bis father I wanted 4ils rifle. Father Closes Her Lips. On cross examination Miss Scott denied that she and Mr. Thompson. ! who swore to the complaints, had ever ! talked the matter over between them. On re-cross examination the young J woman coreeted that statement, saying ; that she did not understand the first I question. On further cross examination the ! young woman denied that she had ever made any threats against How- | ard. or had said that she would get even with him If It took her 20 years. She aatd she knew mat Wiley had been waiting for a year to get a chance at Knudson, and that she was suspicious of the two men after the killing. Miss Scott said she had never told of the matter before because her father had cautioned her not to. Thursday Afte. noes Session. Mrs. Relie She]'. .: of Mount Tabor, daughter of tie bit Harvey Blsh p, was the first wi*ii»<? called yester day after the noon r-ecss. She testified that than a year be fore her 'i t-- ip] -je gave lier a ! sealed pa kJ;., wich, when ope.ne'*. a was foun l 'o •*5-90 Winch. Charles F. tln-.e discharged ' Shells. "!> '>f Fall Creek. «as the : v witm •s*. He sa ii t »• J. of « *î «5h .ei tue .*' » wen Ed« a -d ? > • h - * ;i 1 asked him the loan f y ie?. ■n wi'li which mov e the bo of Mr Km.cl» c. ii 'a'd that •v. i i refused, remark "I would 1 »' hebt bury l* e son Discover the Ambuscade. Mr. Thompson then tol l haw he and Mr. Bishop vise the scene of the assassination, and while looking around discovered the ambuscade ir .rt which the fatal shots were fired. Mr. Bishop picked up the empty shells to. which Mrs. Shelton had testified! They also found a pipe full of to baceo and Mr. Knudson's hat. The earth in the ambuscade, which was in a clump of bushes behind log, was soft, and in It they saw the prints of shoes of about 7 or 8 size. Twigs had been cut from the bush es forming the ambush which gave a good view of tlie road along which Mr. Knudson came when he was shot. Mr. Thompson made the statement that at the time of the murder tkerw were but two rifles in that section» the country in which the shells &u question could be used. He said ontr of them was owned either by HowarcY or his son, and the other by a man* named Scott, near whose place Knud— son was killed. He said that the two men had been in the habit of bor rowing eachother's guns. Used in Different Rifles. On cross-examination ha said thaC a man living down on the Salmon r+ver had a gun which the three shells: would fit, but that the gun was use less because the stock was broken. He said that a close Inspection of the shells would show that they wer« not used In the same rifle because ths mark made on the cap which discharg es the shell were not made by the same" firing pin. The significance of the statement lay in the after remark of the witness that the tiring pin of the guns owned by Howard and Scott were not alike. tin cross-examination Mr. Thompson» denied that at the time of the murder' he was carrying a revolver with which» to kill Knudson. "How long ha\c you known the facts relative to the shells?" was asked the witness. "Ever since the killing.'' was the reply. "When did you report the fact*, that you have just related, to the au thorities?'' was the next question. "Last December," Mr. Thompson re plied. Large Array of Legal Talent The matter of why he did not re port his information to the authori ties at the time of the shooting was not touched upon by either the state* or the defense. When the case »gas called yester day morning It was announced that W. H. Canady and Reeee Hattabaugh had been retained for Howard and Bd.. Wiley, and that Mr. Kattanbaugh re presented James Wiley. The Interests of Ihr stale are tu the hands of Judge Scales and Edward Griffith. L. C. Chadwick Is acting as steno grapher. MRS. ELAINE RITCHIES WEDS Becomes Wife of Herbert Cole in Spo kane Today. A marriage license was issued to Herbert Colo and Mrs. Elaine Ritchie, both of this city, at Spokane this morn ing. They were married this afternoon by Rev. E. P. Gibboney of the First Presbyterian church of that city. Both the contracting parties are »veil known in Lewiston and the news of their marriage will be received »vith surprise by some of their many friends. Mrs. Herman Selgrist arrived in thtfc city last evening from Le Grandes, Ore. J. O. Adams is in the city today from Orofino, where he is at present loan. ager of the Farmers' telephone lima. *.